There is plenty to do within a ten-minute walk from the motel. By car, the whole Marlborough region is easily accessible-from world-renowned vineyards and wineries to the secluded bays and pristine waters of the Marlborough Sounds.
If you only have an hour or so before catching the Wellington ferry, then head forPicton Foreshore. It is only a short stroll the ferry to the foreshore and you can park your car at thePicton ferry terminalif you have one.
Around Picton Foreshore you will find Picton Beach, a colourful pirate playground, a mini-putt golf course and a grassy park with ample shade cast by Picton's iconic palm trees. You will also find stairs leading up to thecafés, bars and restaurantsof London Quay.
If the sun is shining, there is no better way to relax than heading to the beach. In Picton, this is easily done. Picton Beach is in the town centre and just a few metres from the cafes, bars and restaurants on London Quay.
Picton has some of New Zealand's bestwalking trails, taking anything from thirty minutes to several hours. Whether you are looking for a pleasant 30 minute walk through native bush or a 3 day hike all the way along Queen Charlotte Sound, Picton has a perfect walk for you - so pack some good shoes.
If you're visiting the South Island, one of the very popular routes takes you from Picton - a seaside town to Hanmer Springs- A thermal Alpine Village situated at above sea level. Hanmer Springs is known for its thermal hot water pools, Great walks, mountain biking tracks, and adventure activities.